Cape Sorell Lighthouse

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Cape Sorell Lighthouse
Location NW of Macquarie Harbour entrance
Coordinates 42°12′38″S 145°03′40″E / 42.21056°S 145.06111°E / -42.21056; 145.06111Coordinates: 42°12′38″S 145°03′40″E / 42.21056°S 145.06111°E / -42.21056; 145.06111
Year first lit 1899
Tower shape Conical
Markings / pattern White
Focal height 51 m
Characteristic Fl. (2) 15 s
Admiralty number K3660
NGA number 6892
ARLHS number AUS-046

Cape Sorell Lighthouse on Cape Sorell in Tasmania is on the Australian Heritage Register.[1] It was inaugurated in 1899. The light characteristic is a group of two flashes that occurs every fifteen seconds, its focal plane is at 51 metres (167 ft) above sea level. Originally, the site had a number of keeper's houses which were torn down though in 1988.[2]

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